Posts for death

First Love & Then a Death

General/Column April 13, 2018

At a Little League game in early March, my husband Chris and I learned that the mother of our 13-year-old…

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General/Column June 19, 2017

My seven-year-old daughter is watching Bob Ross paint mountains on television. She is entranced with the fan brush—the way its…

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I’m Talking to Grandpa, she tells me

General/Column November 21, 2016

after taking a couple steps from the car, the roadside weeds reaching for her, she turns towards the open field….

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Conceptions of Flight

General/Column June 20, 2016

Hands latched, they lean together, lifting the body from its watery grave. They bend, staring, slowly placing piles of torn…

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